The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank - 42 31
Contract jobs citing VBA 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.51% 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.47% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate - £265 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £23.68 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-17.63% -12.31%
VBA
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
105 81 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 31.91% 20.82% 26.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 57 49
Average daily rate £375 £363 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 2 3
Average hourly rate £47.50 £26.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.69% -32.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £25.20 £18.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £26.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBA across the Bedfordshire region.

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Bedfordshire region.

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

VBA
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing VBA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VBA.

1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing VBA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VBA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA